Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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Appointments

Please call 718.250.6074. For Sickle Cell outreach, please call 718.250.8757.

Location

Main Hospital, 10th Floor

Languages

English. Free interpreter services are available for many different languages.

Insurance

Most major insurance plans are accepted.

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncolgy at The Brooklyn Hospital Center was established in 1991 to provide state-of-the-art medical care to children and adolescents affected with blood disorders and cancer. The division is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of three Board-Certified pediatric hematologists, two registered nurses, a social worker, a child-life specialist, a school teacher, an office manager, a clinical research assistant and a community outreach coordinator. This highly trained team of professionals provides care in a friendly and pleasant environment and assists in improving quality of life for our pediatric patients.

Additional Services

Sickle Cell Program — The program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center cares for over 350 children and adolescents with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies. Our program includes 24-hour attending physician coverage, a 9 hour/day (Monday through Friday) infusion room facility, and a consistent team of dedicated caregivers.

Children's Oncology Group (COG) — We are an active affiliate member of COG, a national cooperative group that works with over 200 member institutions to help prevent and cure cancer in children and adolescents through scientific discovery and compassionate care. As a member of COG, we are able to offer an opportunity for our patients to participate in the latest clinical research trials. Clinical trials are research studies designed to help us answer specific questions regarding the nature of the disease and to evaluate various treatment options.

Related Information

     - All About Bleeding (von Willebrand disease)
     - American Society of Hematology
     - Children's Oncology Group
     - Kids Kicking Cancer
     - National Cancer Institute
     - The National Hemophilia Foundation
     - Partners in Healing
     - Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
     - Sickle Cell Information Center

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